|Hnadeya - Asaguare|
Strange ambience with rocking drums and African chanting. Vocals, lyrics: Afroganic
Keywords: alternative; ethno; vocals; lyrics; chant; africa
|Amamocra - Asaguare|
Epic style World music and Arabian chant merging into Drum'n'Bass.
Keywords: alternative; epic; ethno; world; vocals; chant; arabia; oriental; groove
|Shoshaloza - Asaguare|
African Ethno, weird acappella mashup. This almost became a choral cluster - the first version had 8 voice layers. But to preserve at least a little bit of transparency, I removed some and ended with 4 layers plus percussion. May still sound confusing, anyway it's interesting to pick and trace individual voices. Vocal artists: Mtuba Thulisa, Mandyleigh Storm, Vieux Farka Touré, Emily
Keywords: experimental; collage; mashup; pop; ethno; chant; vocals; lyrics; african; africa; english
|Earn A Quran - Asaguare|
Holy reading over Minimal Deep Tech-House. Although I'm atheist and never cared about political/religious correctness, I had to drop this one as pure provocation; just to satirize the recent hype of 'Burn a Quran' (which IMO is a silly idea anyway). From a musical point of view I love listening to any meditative recitings, and after a couple of western and eastern mixdowns it's just another one in a series of spiritual chanting tunes...
Keywords: experimental; ambient; electronica; minimal; house; ethno; vocals; lyrics; spoken; chant; oriental; recitation; meditation
|Dingding Thing - Asaguare|
This was my Free-Tibet-contribution and a rather weird fusion of different audio elements and styles. The idea was born when I found an acapella sung by Sa Dingding during an interview. She was said to be the rising star in modern asian/pacific pop scene and might have been the first eastern artist being able to enter western world top charts. Well, guess this really could happen - she already got several music awards, and her sorta traditional Mongolian singing/intonation style is embedded in w...
Keywords: asia; experimental; china; tibet; mongolia; vocals; lyrics; chant; industrial; jazz; ethno